Disasters

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  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer The Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) is eyeing to acquire the Orano Resources-owned, Orano Desalination Plant from Areva, it emerged this week. The company this week called for bids from companies to submit proposals for
  • 22 Sep 2015- 11:32 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Simonis Storm Securities says the economic consequences of water shortages in Windhoek will have spill-over effects and affect economic activity across the country, severely impacting water-dependent and water-intensive industries and
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian This week, council agreed that pollution in the area where underground water reservoirs are located could be “life threatening to the residents of Windhoek”. To contain this potential threat, the municipality is appealing to the ministry
  • 4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Resource Investor Uranium miners in Namibia, already coping with water shortages in the semi-arid Erongo region, face a steep rise in costs, Paladin Energy Ltd. said. “When we get it, sometimes we have problems with the quality of the water and the
  • 31 Oct 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The Namibian government will make 'mega-investments' in water infrastructure over the years to come, said Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa. Namibia will require almost N$4 billion over the next five years
  • 26 Sep 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Al Jazeera The severe drought that is devastating Namibia has prompted questions over the potential influence of global warming in the disaster. Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba believes climate change may be to blame for the drought in
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Bloomberg Businessweek Namibia will name a private investor to help build the second desalination plant in the nation, a 1.5 billion-Namibian-dollar ($145 million) project to replace water supplied by Areva SA (AREVA) for uranium mines. Construction
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian A landmark water agreement between Areva Namibia and NamWater signed last week Friday will quench Erongo Region's thirst. Areva Namibia owns the Erongo Desalination Plant, which is expected to produce 20 million cubic metres of
  • 18 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Aqua Services & Engineering completed refurbishment of the Old Goreangab Water Reclamation Plant. The plant produces semipurified water to be used in irrigation of Windhoek's parks, gardens, sports facilities and for other
  • 14 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian Increasing mining activity, population growth and climate change are expected to affect Namibian water resources, according to a new report. The report — "Not Coming Up Dry: Regulating the Use of Namibia's Scarce
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian NamWater plans to have a second desalination plant operating north of Swakopmund within the next two years. Completion of the 25 million cubic meter desalination project depends on the water supply agreement with uranium mines
  • 8 Sep 2008- 19:45 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WALVIS BAY New Era (Namibia) Uranium and other mining activities are straining Namibia's water resources, according to Namibian water expert Peter Heyns. Speaking at a recent meeting of the Kuiseb Basin Management Forum, Heyns said the imminent
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian — A case has been filed in Namibia's High Court over a government decision to grant water abstraction permits to the Valencia Uranium Mine near Usakos in the Erongo region. The court case was filed by Namib Plains Farming

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